57 Facts About Meghan, Duchess of Sussex


Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is an American member of the British royal family and former actress.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex is married to Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, the younger son of King Charles III.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex's acting career began at Northwestern University.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex played the part of Rachel Zane for seven seasons in the American TV legal drama Suits.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex developed a social media presence, which included The Tig, a lifestyle blog.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex was married to American film producer Trevor Engelson from 2011 until their divorce in 2014.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex has a close relationship with her mother.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex has been estranged from her father and paternal half-siblings, Samantha Markle and Thomas Markle Jr.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex volunteered at a soup kitchen in Skid Row, Los Angeles.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex attended a study abroad program in Madrid.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex's first on-screen appearance was a small role as a nurse in an episode of the daytime soap opera General Hospital, a show for which her father served as a lighting director.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex appeared in Fox's series Fringe as Junior Agent Amy Jessup in the first two episodes of its second season.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex was paid $187,000 for her role in Remember Me and $171,429 for her role in the short film The Candidate.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a son, Archie, on May 6,2019.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a daughter, Lilibet, on June 4,2021.


In July 2018, Irish Senator Catherine Noone tweeted that the Meghan Duchess of Sussex was "pleased to see the result" of the Irish referendum on legalizing abortion.


Meghan received criticism for potentially breaching the protocol that prohibits royals from interfering in politics; Noone deleted her tweet and emphasized that her statement was misleading and "the Duchess was not in any way political".


Meghan Duchess of Sussex's remarks were met by backlash from Republican representatives Jason Smith and Lisa McClain, who found her statement "out of touch" and criticized her interference with American politics while utilizing her British royal titles.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex has reportedly lobbied senators from both parties on the issue of paid family leave, including Democratic senators Patty Murray and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as Republican senators Shelley Moore Capito and Susan Collins.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex has publicly spoken in support of federal voting protections.


In October 2018, the Duke and Meghan Duchess of Sussex traveled to Sydney, Australia for the 2018 Invictus Games.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex participated in her husband's work as youth ambassador to the Commonwealth, which included overseas tours.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex completed 179 engagements in total in 2018 and 2019.


The formal role of the Duke and Meghan Duchess of Sussex was subject to a twelve-month review period, ending in March 2021.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex's final public solo engagement as a senior royal was a visit to Robert Clack School on March 7,2020, in Dagenham ahead of International Women's Day.


In December 2020, it was announced that Meghan Duchess of Sussex had invested in Clevr Blends, a coffee company based in Southern California.


The Bench, a picture book written by Meghan Duchess of Sussex, was published in June 2021 by Random House Children's Books.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex has worked with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women as an advocate.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex visited the kitchen regularly and suggested that the displaced women publish a cookbook to assist in funding for the group.


From January 2019 to February 2021, Meghan Duchess of Sussex was patron of London's National Theatre and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex continued her role as the private patron of Mayhew until 2022.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex remains a private patron of Smart Works.


In October 2019, along with other members of the royal family, Meghan Duchess of Sussex voiced a Public Health England announcement, for the "Every Mind Matters" mental health program.


In 2019 Meghan Duchess of Sussex was a contributor and guest editor for the September issue of British Vogue and highlighted the works of 15 women from different areas, who were described as "Forces for Change".


Representatives for the couple claimed that Sussex Royal was "managed by a board of trustees" and that "suggestion of mismanagement" directed exclusively at the Duke and Duchess would be incorrect.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex was known for socializing at Soho House.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex was nominated for the 2018 Teen Choice Awards in the category Choice Style Icon.


In 2019, British brand Reiss reported a growth in profits after Meghan Duchess of Sussex was seen wearing a mini dress by them on International Women's Day.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex's name appeared again on the listicle in 2021 and she and her husband were featured on one of the magazine's seven worldwide covers.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex was chosen as one of the 25 most influential women in the United Kingdom by British Vogue magazine in 2018,2019 and 2021.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex's influence was recognized in both the 2019 and 2020 editions of Powerlist, the 100 most influential Britons of African and Afro-Caribbean descent.


In December 2022, Meghan Duchess of Sussex was found to be the second most disliked member of the British royal family by statistics and polling company YouGov, behind her husband's uncle Prince Andrew.


In October 2019, Meghan Duchess of Sussex filed a lawsuit against Associated Newspapers Limited, the publisher of The Mail on Sunday and MailOnline over the publication of a letter she had sent to her father.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex subsequently received support from more than 70 female MPs from different parties who in an open letter condemned the use of "outdated, colonial undertones" against her in some national media outlets.


Knauf revealed that Meghan Duchess of Sussex wondered whether she should refer to her father as "daddy" in the letter, as she believed "in the unfortunate event that it leaked, it would pull at the heartstrings".


Meghan Duchess of Sussex subsequently apologized to the court for not remembering the emails earlier, adding that the "extent of the information" Knauf shared with the book's authors was "unknown" to her.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex stated in her witness statement that she was "unable to retrieve any text messages with Mr Knauf" due to "an automatic deletion system" that had been installed on her devices in 2016 for security reasons.


In December 2021, three senior appeal judges upheld the judgement of the High Court against ANL, prompting Meghan Duchess of Sussex to call for reform of the tabloid industry.


In March 2021, ITV News reported Meghan Duchess of Sussex had complained directly to ITV's CEO about Piers Morgan's comments on mental health following her interview with Oprah Winfrey.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex filed a second motion in the same month.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex's representatives denied her awareness of the accusations against Mohammed bin Salman and said The Times were being used by Buckingham Palace for "a smear campaign" against her.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex spoke about her personal and royal life and public pressure.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex claimed to have been contemplating suicide during her time as a working royal and complained of a lack of protection for her and her son while being part of the royal institution.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex stated that it found no evidence of "widespread coordination" between the accounts and said that it had taken action against users who violated Twitter's conduct policy.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex became a princess of the United Kingdom upon her marriage to Prince Harry, entitled to the style of Royal Highness.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex holds the titles of Countess of Dumbarton and Baroness Kilkeel.


Meghan Duchess of Sussex is the first person to hold the title "Duchess of Sussex".